Past Conferences

21st Annual CSBS Student Research Conference

Keynote Speaker: Craig A. Anderson , Iowa State University

Keynote Address: Video Game Effects on Visual Skills, Attention, Concentration, and Attention Disorders

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20th Annual College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Student Research Conference

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jill Pruetz , Iowa State University

Keynote Address: Studying Chimpanzees in the Savanna

Panel Discussions:

Getting a Job with a B.A. in the Social and Behavioral Sciences
Surviving Graduate School
Coffee Time with Jill

19th Annual CSBS Student Research Conference

Keynote Speaker: Caroline J. Tolbert , University of Iowa

Keynote Address: Why Iowa? Picking Presidents in 2008 and 2012

Panel Discussions:

Getting a Job with a B.A. in the Social and Behavioral Sciences
Surviving Graduate School
Coffee Time with Jill

18th Annual College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Student Research Conference

Keynote Speaker: Christopher Uggen , University of Minnesota

Keynote Address: Crime, Justice, and Game-Changing Social Science

Panel Discussions:

Getting a Job with a B.A. in the Social and Behavioral Sciences
Surviving Graduate School
Coffee with Chris

17th Annual College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Student Research Conference

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Steven Gangestad , University of New Mexico

Keynote Address: Revisiting Human Estrus: How Women's Sexual Interests Change Across the Ovulatory Cycle

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16th Annual College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Student Research Conference

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Carol Gilligan , New York University

Keynote Address: Is there now a different voice? A guide to raising healthy boys and girls in the 21st Century

15th Annual College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Student Research Conference

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ed. D St. Aubin , Marquette University

Keynote Address: Hegemonic control and self determination: Social and individual forces in the lives of lesbians

Panel Discussions:

Finding a Job with a BA in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

Outstanding Graduate Poster:

Osman Chowdhry for his work on Function of the Amygdala in Face Processing and Racial Categorization (Advisor: Otto H. MacLin).

14th Annual College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Student Research Conference

Keynote Speaker: Christian Crandall, Ph.D. , University of Kansas

Keynote Address: The Inherent Superiority of the Social Science Student: The Things You Know and Others Don't

Panel Discussions:

Finding a Job with a BA in the Social and Behavioral Sciences
Graduate School: What's It Like and How Do I Get There?

Outstanding Undergraduate Poster:

Duoc Nguyen for his work on Political Orientation, Race, and Dating Preferences: Are White Liberals More Positive Toward African-American Dating Partners? (Advisor: Helen C. Harton)

Outstanding Graduate Poster:

Qijuan Fang for her work on Cross-cultural Study of Relational Aggression (Advisor: M. Catherine Desoto).

13th Annual College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Student Research Conference

Keynote Speaker: Gary Wells, Ph.D. , Iowa State University

Keynote Address: Eyewitness Evidence: How Psychological Science is Helping Criminal Justice

Panel Discussions:

You Made It! Now What?: Finding a Job with a BA in the Social and Behavioral Sciences
A Day in the Life of a Graduate Student; and, How to Get into Graduate School

Outstanding Undergraduate Poster:

Ryan Weipert for his work on Political Orientation, Race, and Violation of Traditional Values (Advisor: Helen C. Harton).

Outstanding Graduate Poster:

Jennifer Grossheim for her work on Aesthetic Preferences: The Effects of Symmetry and Figure-Ground Contrast (Advisor: Kim MacLin).